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MUSICAL REVIEW: Happy People in Concert

Happy People in Concert (2014)

HI-5: THE DARK SIDE. Whenever I think of children’s television/music shows I think of the sketch from Comedy Inc where a faux Hi-5 member sings “Repetition, repetition, let’s sing it again”. The world of children’s entertainment is ripe for comedy gold, and Matthew Lee Robinson has found that gold, and polished it to the nth degree. Continue reading MUSICAL REVIEW: Happy People in Concert

CONCERT REVIEW: Twisted Broadway

Twisted Broadway (2014)

I have good news and I have bad news. The good news is that Twisted Broadway is absolutely, positively, a brilliant night out, for only about half the cost of a regular musical, and with all proceeds going to charity. The bad news is, you’re going to have to wait another year to see the next one. Started up by producers Daniel Benge and Kate McDonald in 2010, Twisted Broadway sees the cream of the crop of musical theatre perform numbers originally intended for the opposite sex, to raise money for Oz Showbiz Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. I was blown away by the talent when I first saw it last year and perhaps even more so this time around.
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